The average salary for a Family or General Practitioner is $181,540.
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Job Description for Family or General Practitioner
Family/general practitioners are medical physicians who provide diagnoses of common diseases and ailments. They may refer to a specialized doctor for particular ailments which are outside their scope of knowledge, and good bedside manner is important in order to interact with patients on a daily basis and deliver quality service. Strong verbal and written communication skills are also important. Family/general practitioners are responsible for prescribing treatment, medicine, and therapists to …Read more
Family or General Practitioner Tasks
- Examine, diagnose, and perform preventative and interventional care for clinic patients.
- Respond to emergencies and be on call for urgent care.
- Order tests and provide treatments as appropriate.
- Document health status and plans, including progress and discharge notes and prescriptions.
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Popular Skills for Family or General Practitioner
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
Skills in Family Practice and Obstetrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for Family or General Practitioner
An entry-level Family or General Practitioner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $167,048 based on 13 salaries. An early career Family or General Practitioner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $170,146 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Family or General Practitioner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $184,921 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Family or General Practitioner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $194,548 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $189,503.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Family or General Practitioner in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (32.5% less), Houston, Texas (17.4% less) and San Diego, California (8.3% less).
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